Today is the 65th anniversary of the attack of the July 26th Movement, led by Fidel Castro, against the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Garrions in Santiago de Cuba. Click on the link to read the historic defense speech "La Historia Me Absolvera" of Fidel during his trial on October 1953.
The following article is an interesting chronicle of the events, published in Cuba's leading newspaper, Granma.
On July 26, 1953, the assault on the Moncada Garrison in Santiago opened a new stage in Cuba’s national liberation struggle, which concluded with the triumph of the Revolution January 1, 1959.
|Haydée Santamaría and Melba Hernández.